Procurement / M&E Buyer


Location: South East

An established Mechanical and Electrical Contractor based in Loughton, Essex is looking for a M&E Buyer with experience of working on new build sites, based in Loughton.

About the job: Link365 projects are mainly within the residential market and undertaking both new-build and refurbishments encompassing Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing services, air conditioning, ventilation, hot and cold-water services, drainage, sprinklers and gas supplies disciplines. Project sizes are between 100 and 600 units.

Procurement Main Duties:

  • Establish relationships with reliable heating, electrical and plumbing and suppliers.
  • Assess procurement processes to reduce costs and maintain reliability and standard.
  • Create, process and track purchase orders efficiently and accurately while ensuring on-time delivery of materials to meet project deadlines.
  • Negotiate terms, agreements, and pricing to ensure favorable terms for the company.
  • Implementing logistic strategies, tracking goods from the origination point to the warehouse/site.
  • Identifying and minimising risk by predicting the demand for products and adopting new technology with no interruption to the process.
  • Managing inventory, packing and distributing and maintaining accurate records of all.
  • Comply with company procurement policies, ethical practices, and regulations.


  • Proven experience as a materials buyer within the mechanical industry.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to work under pressure while maintaining accuracy.
  • Strategic planning and thinking, systems analysis and evaluation.
  • In-depth knowledge of various IT systems.
  • In-depth understanding of risk management within the supply chain of the company.
  • Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing materials/components is a plus.

Job Type: Full-time position


  • Day shift.
  • Monday to Friday.

Work Location: In person, Loughton: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required).

Expected start date: 03/04/2024

To apply, email

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